Internship - Business Development/Sales

Role: Business Development Intern (Sales) Business Function: Business Development Reporting To: Director of Business Development

Purpose and Scope

Working closely with the Director of Business Development, the BD Intern (Sales) will help execute a consistent, focused, and assertive lead generation effort in support of Moonfarmer’s sales strategy.

This role description is not inflexible but is an outline of the main duties and capabilities. The role holder should carry out any other reasonable duties commensurate with the role, as the needs of the company require.

Role Responsibilities & Requirements


  • To execute a significant portion of the Business Development team’s lead generation effort, taking increasing ownership of the outreach process over time
  • To research and identify high-potential prospects and industries in the US market
  • To compose effective outreach communications (email, phone, in-person, social media, etc.) in collaboration with the Director of BD
  • To systematically track and follow up with potential leads, pursuing a clear outcome for as many targets as possible
  • To document outcomes of every outreach effort
  • To support the Director of BD in moving prospects through the sales pipeline, including meeting prep work and possibly contributions to proposal documents
  • To attend prospect meetings/calls, documenting each conversation with clear and comprehensive notes
  • To use critical thinking in order to contribute to the continuous evolution of Moonfarmer’s sales strategy, collaborating with the Director of BD and the BD & Marketing Associate to bring new ideas to the table
  • To support the Director of BD in additional daily work-related tasks as needed
  • To seek opportunities for improvement and suggest new ideas to support Moonfarmer Business Development objectives
  • To grow personal sales capabilities and experience by leaps and bounds!

Skill Requirements

  • Proactive mentality, a self-starter
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Comfortable in public speaking situations
  • Ability to re-prioritize tasks frequently and nimbly
  • Ability to synthesize a variety of information from disparate sources into a clear viewpoint
  • A grasp of basic business and marketing concepts is strongly preferred
  • A basic understanding of digital product development as a practice and/or business is a plus
  • Presentation-building skills a plus (Google Slides, Keynote, PowerPoint)

Position Terms

  • Part-time position; guaranteed 3 workdays per week
  • 3-month engagement
  • Remote position (or partially in-office, at intern’s option)
  • Unpaid
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For more information contact us, or send your resume to hello@moonfarmer.com

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